Will you be attending the Council on Foundations’2012 Annual Conference in Los Angeles,April 29-May 1?
If so,we invite you to drop by and visit LearnPhilanthropy while you’re there!
We’ll have a booth set up in Exhibitors Hall,2nd Level / Platinum Ballroom.
There you’ll be able to:
- Check out LearnPhilanthropy’s beta [...]
The level of personal giving in the U.S. hovers at 2-3% of income. According to GivingUSA’s most recent study,in 2010 “Americans contributed about 2 percent of disposable personal income to philanthropic causes,a number that has remained remarkably consistent over the decades,regardless of economic climate.”
The organization Bolder Giving is trying to increase [...]
The Council on Foundations has set an early application deadline of February 20,2012 for its Career Pathways leadership program. Career Pathways is a twelve-month experience that seeks to increase the number of candidates from diverse backgrounds in the philanthropic leadership pipeline.
The program is conducted annually for approximately a dozen mid-career professionals who have [...]
We’ve gotten some great feedback on our very first public demonstration of what we are co-creating with LearnPhilanthropy. Continuing our theme –built by the field,for the field –we are capturing all the ideas expressed today at the Council on Foundations Conference resource table. More tomorrow and Tuesday!
LearnPhilanthropy will not only be in the resource room at the Council on Foundations Annual Conference in Philadelphia starting tomorrow afternoon,April 9th,but we will also be re-posting and linking to posts generated from the conference that are in our sweet spot —the intersection of learning and philanthropy.
Here’s our first link —[...]
Please help LearnPhilanthropy land one of the collaborative conversation slots at the Council on Foundations Annual Conference in Philadelphia,April 10-12. We submitted a session idea based on what we are learning about learning in foundations from the LearnPhilanthropy initiative. The title of our conversation is:“Is there a roadmap?”the program officer said.
Jessica Bearman,a member of the LearnPhilanthropy work team,will be attending the Grants Managers Network Conference in Seattle,Washington from March 21-23,2011.
If you are interested in learning more about LearnPhilanthropy and helping co-create the hub for grantmaker learning,please participate in the Roundtable Discussion Tuesday morning the 22nd at 9:00 a.m. (Pacific [...]
Over the last ten years,GrantCraft,under the superb leadership of Jan Jaffe,has been the go-to place for grantmakers looking for practical knowledge. Drawn from the experience of others in the field,the focus is on the craft of grantmaking.
Now GrantCraft is entering a new phase –moving from the Ford Foundation [...]
We invite you to share your learning goals for 2011!
The desire to look back and review and look forward and set goals was set in January to honor the two-faced roman god Janus. At LearnPhilanthropy,we thought it might be fun to participate in the practice of making resolutions by sharing our learning goals [...]